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Mira J Slovak, passed away Monday, June 16th at 7:47am peacefully at his home in Fallbrook, CA.
Mira was born in Cifer, Czechoslovakia on October 25th 1929. When Mira was only 9 years old, the Nazis overran Czechoslovakia and Mira and his family had to live with the horrors of the Nazi occupation followed by the equally bloody Russian…Continue
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By Fred Farley - H1 Unlimited Historian
Jack Regas with Mira Slovak in 1960. Photo provided by Mark Douty.
Beyond doubt, one of the most colorful characters ever to jockey an Unlimited hydroplane was Mira Slovak, "The Flying Czech," who was to boat racing what Errol Flynn was to the movies.
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